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  • Jaffa Shared and Shatteredby Daniel Monterescu

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Binational cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the "mixed towns" of Israel/Palestine. In this nuanced ethnographic and historical study, Daniel Monterescu argues that such places challenge our assumptions... more...

  • Die jüdische Geschichte der Stadt Sternberg (Mecklenburg)by Jürgen Gramenz; Sylvia Ulmer

    tredition 2015; Not Available

    Die Mecklenburger Stadt Sternberg wird noch immer nur mit dem angeblichen Hostienfrevel der hiesigen Juden im Jahr 1492 in Verbindung gebracht. Das Ziel dieses Buch ist es, diese einseitige Sichtweise auf die jüdische Geschichte Sternbergs zurechtzurücken. Neben der Legendenbildung, Beweislage und späteren Rezeption des Hostienschändungsprozesses,... more...

  • The 51 Day Warby Max Blumenthal

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 25.99

    On July 8, 2014, Israel launched air strikes on Hamas-controlled Gaza, followed by a ground invasion. The ensuing conflict led to 51 days of war that left over 2,000 people dead, the vast majority of whom were Palestinian civilians. During the assault, at least 10,000 homes were destroyed and, according to the United Nations, nearly 300,000 Palestinians... more...

  • Israelis and Palestinians in the Shadows of the Wallby Dr Cédric Parizot; Dr Stéphanie Latte Abdallah; Professor Doris Wastl-Walter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Shedding light on the recent mutations of the Israeli separation policy, whose institutional and spatial configurations are increasingly complex, this book argues that this policy has actually reinforced the interconnectedness of Israelis and Palestinian lives and their spaces. Instead of focusing on the over-mediatized separation wall, this book... more...

  • At the Intersection of Texts and Material Findsby Stuart S. Miller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Theology / Ancient Judaism / Archaeology Stuart Miller examines the hermeneutical challenges posed by the material and literary evidence pertaining to ritual purity practices in Graeco-Roman Palestine and, especially, the Galilee. He contends that ?stepped pools,? which we now know were in use well beyond the Destruction of the Temple, and, as indicated... more...

  • Philosophical Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflictby Tomis Kapitan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume addresses a number of philosophical problems that arise in consideration of the century-old conflict between Israeli Jews and Palestinian Arabs. Consisting of essays by fifteen contributors (including both Israeli and Palestinian philosophers) and a lengthy introduction by the editor, it deals with rights to land, sovereignity, self-determination,... more...

  • Facts and Fables (RLE Israel and Palestine)by Clifford A. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    The Arab-Israeli conflict is one of the greatest threats to world peace today. Yet for all the importance and passion of this conflict very little is actually known about the story behind the headlines. Behind each confrontation and each act of terrorism is a long and deep story. This primer on the Arab-Israeli conflict, first published in 1989, examines... more...

  • Zionism and the Arabs, 1936-1939 (RLE Israel and Palestine)by Ian Black

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    In this work, first published in 1986, the author shows how the Zionists of the late Thirties related to the Arabs of Palestine and of the neighbouring countries, to what extent they perceived the existence of an ?Arab Question?, how they defined it and how they dealt with it. The Arab question is as old as the Zionist movement itself. From the moment... more...

  • Green March, Black September (RLE Israel and Palestine)by John K. Cooley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    In March 1968 Palestinian guerrillas and Jordanian troops combined forces to respond to Israeli raids into Jordan, provoking visions of new unity and future military success. Yet by September 1970 mounting friction between the Palestinian guerrillas in Jordan and King Hussein?s regime came to a head with the hijackings at Dawson?s Field and the defeat... more...

  • Zionism and Arabism in Palestine and Israel (RLE Israel and Palestine)by Elie Kedourie; Sylvia G. Haim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    This book, first published in 1982, collects together ten studies from the journal Middle Eastern Studies . They tackle a variety of issues stemming from the conflict between Arabism and Zionism, before and after the creation of the State of Israel. Aspects of Arab- Jewish relations during the Mandate are considered, as are political decisions and... more...